Introduction

The Integrated Project QualityLowInputFood aims to improve quality, ensure safety and reduce cost along the organic and "low input" food supply chains through research, dissemination and training activities.

The project focuses on increasing value to both consumers and producers using a fork to farm approach.

The project was initiated on March 1, 2004. It is funded by the European Union with a total budget of 18 million Euros.

The research involves thirty-one research institutions, companies and universities throughout Europe and beyond.